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Mar 19 Corn closed at $3.755/bushel, up $0.01 from yesterday's close.  Mar 19 Wheat closed at $5.115/bushel, up $0.01 from yesterday's close.  Mar 19 Soybeans closed at $8.955/bushel, up $0.13 from yesterday's close.  Mar 19 Soymeal closed at $313/short ton, up $4.7 from yesterday's close.  Mar 19 Soyoil closed at 27.84 cents/lb up 0.21 cents from yesterday's close.  Feb 19 Live Cattle closed at $124.175/cwt up $0.225 from yesterday's close.  Mar 19 Feeder Cattle closed at $146.875/cwt up $0.225 from yesterday's close.  Feb 19 Lean Hogs closed at $60.65/cwt up $0.075 from yesterday's close.  Feb 19 WTI Crude Oil closed at $45.33/barrel up $0.72 from yesterday's close.   ...

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